Borough of River Edge, NJ
Bergen County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of River Edge 5-18-2015 by Ord. No. 1824. Amendments noted where applicable.]
There is hereby created and established within the Borough of River Edge an organization known as Senior Citizens of River Edge ("SCORE"), which is established for the fellowship, recreation, sponsoring and scheduling of educational and social programs for the senior citizen population within the Borough of River Edge.
[Amended 5-18-2015 by Ord. No. 1834]
In order to join SCORE, eligibility shall consist only of River Edge residents who are a minimum of 60 years of age. Residents of Bergen County who are a minimum of 60 years of age may participate in SCORE related activities upon the payment of an activity fee that shall be annually fixed by SCORE.
[Amended 5-18-2015 by Ord. No. 1834]
Members of SCORE shall elect from its membership a President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. A member must be a River Edge resident to hold elected office. Only River Edge members in good standing shall participate in the election of officers.
The membership shall adopt bylaws that establish a code of conduct, rules and regulations for its meetings, operations and election of officers. At the organization meeting, the membership shall adopt bylaws. The bylaws shall not be inconsistent with the terms and provisions of this chapter, which shall be subject to the approval of the Borough Council. Copies of any duly adopted and approved bylaws shall be filed with the Borough Clerk.
The Council shall appoint annually two members of the council to serve as a liaison to SCORE. The liaison shall report regularly to the Mayor and Council as a whole the activities and recommendations of SCORE. The council liaisons shall not be a voting member of SCORE unless they are a member of SCORE.
The Mayor and Council shall annually fix, determine and appropriate a sum sufficient for expenses of SCORE.